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    25th Anniversary of Department of Energy

    The Energy Department celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary. It was founded during the Carter Administration. The event featured a speech by the current Secretary of Energy, as well as…

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    Secretary O'Leary Farewell

    Secretary O’Leary said goodbye to colleagues and friends in her farewell address to Department of Energy employees. She thanked them for their diligence and outlined some of their…

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    Nuclear Information and Storage

    Secretary Hazel O’Leary of other Department of Energy officials released a report on nuclear waste storage problems and classification for public comment. It contains several previously…

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    Plutonium Disposal Plans

    Energy Secretary Hazel O’Leary announced a $2.3 billion program which would dispose of approximately 50 tons of weapons-grade plutonium through both burial in glass cases and use in…

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    Winter Heating Fuel Supply

    After a meeting among Energy Department and fuel industry executives, participants briefed reporters on concerns over heating oil supplies and prices for the upcoming winter, especially in the…

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    Environmental Research Grants

    Secretary Hazel O’Leary and other department officials announced the endowment of $47 million in grants to universities and other research institutions for research into new technologies to…

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    Nuclear Weapons Disposal

    Secretary Hazel O’Leary and other officials briefed reporters on how the department is planning to handle the disposal and storage of nuclear weapons. She emphasized that the plans will make the…

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    Human Radiation Experiments Final Report

    The Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments gave a presentation of their final report on radiation experiments conducted by the federal government from 1944-1974.

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    Energy Department Personnel Reductions

    Secretary O’Leary talked to department personnel about staff reductions to make the department more efficient. She also took questions from the audience.

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    U.S.-Kazakhstan Uranium Agreement

    Secretary of Defense William Perry, Secretary of State Warren Christopher, and Secretary of Energy Hazel O’Leary talked about an agreement to transfer approximately 600 kilograms of uranium…

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    U.S. Nuclear Experiments

    Secretary O’Leary called a news conference to release the final reports outlining fourty-eight additional experiments in which U.S. citizens were used as “guinea pigs.” The documents…

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    The Openness Initiative

    Energy Secretary Hazel O’Leary talked about the administration’s decision to adopt an “openness initiative” in which the details of government experiments were disclosed to the press.

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    Nuclear Testing on Humans

    Energy Secretary Hazel O’Leary briefed reporters and department employees on the reasons for declassifying nuclear weapons information accumulated since the mid-1940s. She stated that…

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